‘Climbing the World’s Peak’ by Yuxing Xia The Society May 30, 2015 Beauty, Poetry 2 Comments Submerged in blinding red and blue at dawn, I climb the barren fields to find between the gentle tides of crying clouds, where spawn the highest peak of world in mist unseen. I leap across the steps where fallen sweat will glide and fill the throat of void abyss. By luck, I touch the top where rock had met the sky, a well of concrete dreams. I reach only to fall straight down to where I first begun. Featured Image: Photograph of Mt. Everest. Related Post Essay: ‘Poetry and the Muses Part 2’ by James Sa... The Muses we understand from Part 1 of this article are the daughters of the future and the past, and more specifically of memory, light, truth and be... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses james sale June 4, 2015 Really like this – especially the short concluding couplet; very good. Reply NealD June 15, 2015 This is a compelling set of lines with a substantial topic. Much praise, thank you. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.